Such joke will support his claim that again he was just shaking the tree. How can he use marijuana when he is not even smoking?
The first time I heard President Rodrigo Duterte joking and cussing was in 2008 during his speech on the opening of the Top Level Management Conference of Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) held in Davao City.
I was a little far from where he spoke.
That was the first time I heard an informal speech delivered in a formal program.
When Duterte, who was the mayor then, left, our host-manager explained to us to understand their mayor, saying that it is his style and they are already used to it.
In fact, such style has made him closer to the ordinary people as they feel that he belongs to their group because he speaks their language.
The second time I heard him…